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3 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

9 Ratcliffe Gardens, Shaftesbury, Dorset SP7 8HJ

Under Offer £340,000

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Tenure: Freehold

 9 Ratcliffe Gardens is a well appointed three bedroom detached bungalow built in brick and render under a tiled roof.  The bungalow has been sympathetically extended, improved and maintained to a high standard.  and offers deceptively spacious versatile and adaptable accommodation presented in good decorative order throughout.  The property enjoys an enviable location on the edge of the market town of Shaftesbury in the much sought after St James area which is in easy reach of local schools, shops and doctors surgery.  The property occupies a quiet and sheltered position with wonderful views over the Blackmore Vale and up towards Shaftesbury town and with the convenience of parking and a garage.

APPROACHED: From the cul-de-sac of Ratcliffe Gardens through a picket gate over the footpath to the UPVC double glazed front door.

ENTRANCE VESTIBULE: Floor carpeted in coir matting, wall mounted hooks for coats, inset ceiling spots, hardwood part glazed door to:

HALLWAY: A light and spacious hallway, panel radiator, oak effect laminate floor throughout, ceiling pendant, hardwood door to

LOUNGE: A light bright and well proportioned family room with good ceiling height, focal fireplace with decorative white painted wooden fire surround with integral mantle piece and inset Living  Flame  gas fire.  Dual aspect UPVC double glazed windows with distant views over the Blackmore Vale to Bulbarrow Hill.  Oak laminate to floor, panel radiator, inset ceiling spots.

BEDROOM 2: A generously proportioned room, large UPVC double glazed window with aspect over front garden and beyond to the Blackmore Vale, ceiling pendant, panel radiator.

BEDROOM 3: Bright and airy room, UPVC double glazed window with pleasant outlook over garden and beyond to Park Walk, central ceiling pendant, panel radiator.

MASTER BEDROOM: A well proportioned room with good ceiling height, central ceiling rose, panel radiator, UPVC double glazed window with garden views, door to 

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM: Walk in shower cubicle, fully tiled with inset ceiling spotlight and wall mounted Mira Shower and folding glass shower door, modern low level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin, ceramic tiles to floor, panel radiator, inset ceiling spot.

FAMILY BATHROOM: Fully fitted with a walk in shower cubicle, chrome mounted shower and folding glass screen, wooden panel sided bath with hot and cold taps, low level WC with wooden seat and lid, matching shaped pedestal wash hand basin, splash backs are fully tiled in ceramic tiling, obscured glass window to side, wooden louvre doors to airing cupboard with wooden slat shelving.  Ceramic tiles to floor, panel radiator, inset ceiling spots.

KITCHEN/DINER: An extremely generously proportioned room, well fitted with an extensive range of attractive shaker style cherry wood floor and wall mounted cupboards with matching drawers, trim, cornice and plinth, additional glazed display shelving all topped with a contrasting roll top work surface inset with 1½ bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap and integral drainer, floor standing Rangemaster 5 ring oven with wall mounted brushed stainless steel extractor canopy, splash backs are fully tiled. Space and plumbing for a dishwasher, inset ceiling spotlights and access to loft storage,. To the end of the room is a perfect space for a generous family dining table and chairs, UPVC double glazed french doors to garden, ceramic tiled floor, panel radiator.

SNUG/BEDROOM 4:  A lovely addition to the property with bespoke white painted display shelving, UPVC double glazed window with garden outlook, central ceiling rose, panel radiator.

UTILITY:  Accessed from the kitchen, this useful addition provides a good practical work space, mounted cupboards with contrasting roll top work surface, space  and plumbing under for washing machine and dryer, ceramic tiled floor, central ceiling rose, wall mounted radiator, door to 

DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM:  Fully tiled room with low level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin, obscured glass window to side, wooden display shelving, central ceiling rose.

OUTSIDE:  The property sits to one side of a good sized plot with side, back and front gardens all of which are a delight.  To the other side is a five bar gate, driveway and parking.

FRONT GARDEN:  The gardens are of a traditional cottage garden style and is mainly to lawn with a central  footpath to the front door edged with well stocked borders and is enclosed by a picket fence and gate.  The path runs to the side of the house to the side door.


REAR GARDEN: The back garden is laid to natural stone patio creating an easy to maintain private and peaceful seating area enclosed by trellised shiplap fencing with views over the allotments and beyond to the Blackmore Vale and Shaftesbury.  A paved footpath leads around the side of the property passing two raised beds planted out with mature herbs, strawberries, potatoes and other vegetables.  Up 3 steps to a generous lawned terraced garden with well tended traditional cottage style borders well stocked with penstemons, fuschias, lavender montbretia  and an array of other healthy flowering annuals and perennials edged in places by railway sleepers and enclosed by shiplap and picket fencing.

PARKING: Five bar gate from the street opens onto a single parking space and a 

GARAGE: Block built and rendered, side door for pedestrian access and metal up and over garage door.
SERVICES: Water, electricity, drainage, telephone, gas and oil all subject to the usual utility regulations.  

Council Tax Band: D
EPC rating:
Property M²:

TENURE:  Freehold       

VIEWING:  Strictly by appointment through the agents.  





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